Getting Started

All the basics of using Umbraco v7. From making a local installation to extending the backend.

Setup

Covers how to install and configure your Umbraco installation
Requirements
What is needed to run Umbraco?
Install
How to install Umbraco
Config
Finds the matching content for the request
Server Setup
Setting up a SQL server for your installation

Data

Define content entry points with document types and datatypes.
Document Types
Content has a content type that defines its data
Data Types
It has a template that defines its presentation
Content Entry
Content is created through property editors

Design

Create templates and views with your own markup and use Razor to render content.
Templates
Mark-up in MVC templates
Razor
The server language in Umbraco
Content API
There are API’s to query media, members and content in the cache
MVC
Umbraco is built with the .NET MVC framework
Events
Use .NET events to hook into the the backoffice processes
Forms/Controllers
Create, submit and handle HTML forms with controllers